Originally Posted by sun surfer
Not necessarily. Because if the vote were public, you may not have been the only one to cast a different vote. A book not in the top two from the hidden vote may have won, or the one that won by tie-breaker with the hidden vote may have won outright by a larger margin.
Very true. Others may very well have cast different votes and thus Nyssa's vote for #2 would have more no difference.